Government of Catalonia may make knowledge of Catalan necessary for immigrants

Thursday, March 17, 2011

From an article here in Spanish. Since apparently the proposition is still preliminary the article doesn't really have that much detail on exactly what the government would consider requiring for immigrants.

Catalonia to require immigrants who want to reunite families to speak Catalan

The Catalan government confirmed on Tuesday that it will consider requiring immigrants to have a good command of the Catalan language as a prerequisite for reuniting their families. The government will ask immigrants to certify their knowledge of the language as a "very crucial requirement" for their "efforts to integrate" into Catalan society.


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